You’ll never have to deal with dead electronics again with Kavalan’s charging dock station. It has seven high-powered USB ports (and two of them are fast-charging in case of emergency). This dock accommodates tablets, smartphones, your Apple watch, even your camera or MP3 player — pretty much anything that requires powering up occasionally.
In a perfect world, the smartphone is a device that will never get obsolete, will have infinite battery life and of course, storage that never runs out at all. However, reality has proven itself to be a very, very different beast, with many of us juggling with our smartphone storage and wondering just how 128GB of space gets filled up so quickly, when all those years ago with a 40MB hard drive, it more or less took forever to fill up. Halos is here to help with their GoDrive Pro, ensuring that your iPhone will never, ever experience the issue of not having enough space to stash stuff inside.
Apparently, this little gadget here can help you increase your fuel efficiency by up to 18 percent by regulating the flow of electrical current to the computer that controls the engine’s fuel injection and ignition systems. Except why wouldn’t your car’s manufacturer have thought of that first? Maybe this just regulates the flow of $80 into some smart car nerd’s pocket. $79.95 – Hammacher Schlemmer
This is the device that monitors a car’s activity and provides a detailed report of places, routes, and speeds traveled. It uses a 16-channel GPS receiver to track the movements of the car to which it is attached (internally or externally, using the device’s built-in magnet for purposes), storing locations on its built-in flash memory that holds up to 100 hours of driving activity.
Among the current profiles are Tony, who needed £4,400 ($5,800) to complete his training to be an electrician, and Marilyn, who needed £3,000 ($4,000) to train as a taxi driver and gain her private hire driver license. These profiles act as individual crowdfunding campaigns that people can donate to and then follow the progress of the recipient. Beam provides professional support and mentorship for the homeless individuals as they transition into the workplace.
The XM Snap is here. This is the most simple XM Radio receiver ever made. Now you can enjoy XM Radio service without the need to install a bunch of wires or take apart your dash. Simply plug in the XM Snap into the cigarette lighter socket in your vehicle, place the antenna on the car, and tune the radio. It is that easy.
A flexible Bluetooth Keyboard is a portable and fold up keyboard that you can carry anywhere with you. So if you have work to finish off, you can whip out your wireless keyboard on the train or at your local cafe, especially since it is built to be waterproof, no need to worry about your coffee spilling! This keyboard has a very quick connection with your device and will work in any environment.
Bring the power of a tornado right into your own classroom with this demonstration model. Your students will be amazed as you use this device to help you explain how tornados form, what weather conditions are necessary, and how they are influenced by outside forces. It includes a teacher’s guide with seven experiments
You can charge the clock with a USB cable or insert four AAA batteries, but the cable is recommended. Neither the batteries or the cable are included, but at least you shouldn’t have to keep replacing the cable.
Powered by computer USB port, it reaches 46’C within 5 minutes, and maintain a comfortable temperature without burring or harming your hands? No more icy hand in cold weather. Plug and play. Pull out the attached USB connector, and plug them straight into your USB port. Simply and easy to operate.
A car kit is just the tip of the iceberg. This baby works well with normal headphones, or your home stereo. I tested it on every wired speaker I could find…instant Bluetooth connectivity. The built in mic made Bluetooth calls a reality in my dinosaur of a truck.
“SIM-free” means your iPhone doesn’t ship with a carrier SIM card. The SIM-free iPhone sold on apple.com and at the Apple Store is unlocked. That means you’re free to use a SIM card from any carrier that provides service for iPhone.
The first of its kind on the market, LogiTech’s unique desk keyboard can work with a traditional desktop computer, a tablet, and a smartphone. The integrated smartphone/tablet cradle built into the keyboard makes switching between three different Bluetooth devices a breeze. Type on any device with the same familiar typing experience you’re used to — simply flick the dial to switch from typing an email on your desktop to answering a text on your phone. And the keyboard itself is just as versatile. Among its keys you’ll find all the shortcuts for Windows, Mac, or Chrome computers, as well as Android and iOS mobile devices.
Magnetic mount securely holds your device with no adhesive residue. Easy installation. Simply attach the magnetic plate to your smartphone, mount with one hand and go. 1 Magnetic Holder for Phone. Des…
You can consolidate all of your necessary communication into the new Sony Smartwatch, the world’s first Android-compatible Smartwatch. The Smartwatch allows you to worry about one less thing by turning your phone into a remote of sorts: leave your phone in your purse, briefcase, desk, or pocket, and view calls and texts, check your email, control your music, get notifications, and much more with a gentle vibration of your Smartwatch on your wrist. One of the best new features of the Sony Smartwatch 2 is its rain-proof durability, meaning you can rely upon your Smartwatch anywhere at any time.
Amazon’s new, pay-as-you-go service is aimed at making your office as smart as your home. Tell your Alexa for Business-enabled Echo to handle a conference call, reserve a meeting room, or, as CNET pointed out, order office supplies from you-know-where. A starter kit, featuring a combined seven Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Show devices, is available for about $700.
Razer, the world leader in high performance gaming hardware, introduces the Razer Blade – a full aluminum chassis gaming laptop featuring true portability, incredible performance, and an all-new revolutionary user interface. With the introduction of the Razer Blade – a feat of modern-day systems engineering and technology, Razer is reinvigorating technological and design innovation for the entire PC industry, and encouraging gamers and developers to return to the PC as the primary gaming platform of choice.
In short, the more third party tech in your motor, the more up to date it’s likely to be. With that in mind, we gathered together 10 examples of auto tech including a couple of satnavs, a dash camera, a DAB radio, a multi-talented connected navigation and ICE system, a mobile 4G hotspot and a few other odds and sods, threw them into the El Reg company run-about, grabbed our AA membership card, scrounged up some petrol money, got our motor running and headed out onto the highway… on four wheels.
At CES, JVC, Kenwood, and Pioneer each unveiled wireless Android Auto compatible receivers. With wireless Android Auto support, you can hop in your car, start it up, and your phone and receiver will work as if there was a tethered connection between the two. Meaning Google Assistant, Waze, and all of your music will just be a few taps or voice commands away.
The iPhone is one of the truly great gadgets of our time, so of course it has spawned myriad support gadgets. Some are great in themselves, some quite remarkably, improve the iPhone, and some are just fun and a little silly. All are brilliant, of course.
Some people like to take notes by hand, but then if you want to share said notes with someone, you have to type them out, making twice the work for yourself. The Smarson SmartPen solves that problem, automatically capturing your notes in digital files as you jot on a piece of paper. Cool, right?
Navdy is a nifty car gadget that promises to solve this issue and allow you to interact with your smartphone while keeping your eyes on the road. How do they do it? You simply put Navdy on your car’s dashboard, it connects via Bluetooth to your iPhone or Android smartphone and, via a HUD (heads-up display), it projects information from your phone and displays it … on the road in front of your vehicle!
Obviously performance depends on network coverage and I can see long trips punctuated by moving from 4G to 3G to No G then back again. In due course, this should become less and less of a problem as EE’s footprint expands.
There are many cool developments going on in the car industry and manufacturers around the world are bringing more and more cool technologies and gadgets on board of our vehicles every day. But most of these new technologies and cool car gadgets are introduced only in the newest models and very few find their way to oldest cars. So what to do if you have an older car or if you purchased last year’s “latest model” and you start feeling it’s not gadgetized enough?